Rayford Trae Young (born September 19, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He played college basketball for the Oklahoma Sooners.
In 2017, he tied the then-record in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I single-game assists with 22.
Young became the only player to ever lead the NCAA in both points and assists in a single season.
He was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in the 2018 NBA draft with the fifth pick, and later traded to the Atlanta Hawks, along with a future first-round pick, for the draft rights to Luka Dončić.
He joined Dončić in a unanimous selection to the 2019 NBA All-Rookie First Team.
Young was considered one of the best players in the 2017 recruiting class by Scout.com, Rivals.com and ESPN. ESPN considered him the second-best point guard prospect that year, while the other websites considered him the third-best point guard of the recruiting class that year. On February 16, 2017, Young committed to the Oklahoma Sooners, having him stay in his home state for his college career. He was the University of Oklahoma's first five-star recruit since Tiny Gallon in 2010.
Following Oklahoma's loss in the 2018 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, Young announced his intention to forgo his final three seasons of collegiate eligibility and declare for the 2018 NBA draft.
Height : 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight : 180 lb (82 kg)